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Lizzie Shillington

on 26 February 2013

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Transcript of Skins

Karyna B., Halle K., Celeste K., Lizzie S. Skins 3 Show Overview Effy Freddie Cook Pandora Naomi Emily Katie Thomas JJ Childish and naive "Femme Fatale"-mysterious, sensual, haphazard A cover to hide her depression Loved and hated by those around her Attempts suicide multiple times Scared to fall in love because of the vulnerability Comes to the UK from the Congo Shadowed by her twin sister Independent Asperger's Syndrome British teen drama Mature morals and standards Over self confident Follows a group of teenagers through their last to years of Sixth form (Junior and Senior year) Has been considered controversial Dysfunctional families, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual orientation, and death are major topics Caring Loves Effy Most responsible of his friends Doesn't get along with family because his mother is dead Tries to take care of Effy while she has a mental breakdown Honest His friendship with Cook is tested when they both fall for Effy Misunderstood Violent Lacks support from his family, as his parents don't care about him Has issues with drugs and alcohol Impulsive Brave Odd ball In a relationship with Thomas Immature Her over-protective mother tries to keep her from doing things, but she doesn't listen Calls herself "useless" and considers herself to be less important than Effy (her best friend) Opinionated In a relationship with Emily Accepted by her mom Is initially afraid of her feelings for Emily and tries to deny them Not accepted by her family when she comes out Introverted Her older sister often takes advantage of her Outspoken Independent Finds out she's infertile Relationship with Emily strengthens once she accepts Emily's sexuality Actually very insecure, but hides it with being nasty to everyone else Expected to take care of his siblings Challenged by cultural norms between his friends and family In a relationship with Pandora Homosexuality Coming Out Deviance
explanations of deviant behavior that interpret deviance as a result of individual pathology or sickness Gender/ Masculinity defined as having qualities traditionally ascribed to men Homosexuality 5:03-6:15 5:08-6:15 4:45-6:20 Deviance 0:00-1:12 4:16-6:12 0:35-3:00 Gender/
Masculinity 0:00-1:21 0:00-0:25 1:10-1:54 Conclusion Realistic and raw display of sociological issues Homosexuality Homosexuality Deviance Deviance Gender/
Masculinity http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncGrSBR1fso Useful teaching tool Gender/
Masculinity Themes are universal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRLu536mBpw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI6t7naatIo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0t-BMS2W9s http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqYB1Ma7yxo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLnOLm3aUDA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C78uPUlCxH8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo862a68LPE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33YI7lk6NgQ Loves Freddie, but starts a relationship with Cook Loves Naomi Isn't afraid of her feelings for Naomi Mother is very controlling and expects him to make money Innocent Self-concious Loves Effy Has to take many medications Feels very uncomfortable and like he doesn't fit in institutionalization of heterosexuality as the only socially legitimate sexual orientation the fear and hatred of
homosexuality process of defining oneself as gay/lesbian is a series of events and redefinition in which a person comes to see herself/himself as having a gay identity Homophobia Compulsory Heterosexism a behavior that is recognized as violating expected rules and norms occurs when people feel completely detached from society Medicalization of
Deviance Deviance Egoistic Suicide hierarchical distribution of social and economic resources according to gender basic to our self-concept and shapes our expectations for ourselves, our abilities and interests, and how we interact with others Masculinity Gender Identity Gender Stratification Shows struggles that teenagers can go through Homosexuality Emily's mother is unaccepting of her daughter's sexuality She expects Emily to be "normal" and be interested in boys Her mother's unacceptance is an example of homosphobia, and will do anything to change Emily's mind Deviance Effy's strange behavior, seeing things, and her eventual breakdown are later treated, as her behavior is considered different than the norm Sophia's behavior is considered strange because of her taking MDMA and later killing herself Both of the girl's behavior pushes them from those around them and to make self-harming decisions Gender/
Masculinity JJ tries to prove to the kids that he isn't gay and "weak" but threatening to punch the main kid, an act that is commonly used to show dominance Cook realizes that the reason why he always fights when he gets mad is because that is the only thing he knows, he was taught that fighting was how to show power Cook's brother says that the reason he did all the things he did was to show that he wasn't a scared "pussy"
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